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  1. Zolotaur

    Handel’s score—a synopsis ACT I—The two-section Ouverture to Alexander Balus finds Handel anxious to enter the drama as soon as possible: the opening is grand and rather serious, the following fugue busy. Alexander returns from battle in triumph: first woodwind, then trumpets and timpani, then the horns and finally the chorus of Asiates.
  2. Arale

    ACT II. Air ALEXANDER: Kind hope, thou universal friend Recitative JONATHAN: Long, long and happy live the king! Air ALEXANDER: O Mithra, with thy brightest beams Recitative SYCOPHANT COURTIER: Stay, my dread sovereign Air ALEXANDER: Mighty love now calls to arm Air JONATHAN: Hateful man! thy sland’rous tongue. CD 02
  3. Bramuro

    Monteverdi, Rigatti, Grandi, Cavalli Venetian Vespers by Paul Mccreesh, Claudio Monteverdi, Alessandro Grandi, Giovanni Antonio Rigatti, Pietro Francesco Cavalli, Gabrieli Consort.
  4. Akinoshicage

    Handel*, Catherine Denley • Michael George (3) • Charles Daniels (2) • Lynne Dawson • Gene McFadden, The New College Oxford Choir, The Choir Of The King's Consort, The King's Consort, Robert King (9) ‎– Alexander Balus.

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